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Two Covid-19 antibody tests authorized by U.S. FDA Two Covid-19 antibody tests authorized by U.S. FDA
- April 21, 2020

Scientists are now developing antibody tests to see what proportion of the population in different countries have been affected by the Coronavirus. Meanwhile, it has been revealed that at least 78 COVID-19 vaccines are in development, four of which have reached human trials - two each from the U.S. (more...)
Denver Health Care Workers Clash with Lockdown Protesters Denver Health Care Workers Clash with Lockdown Protesters
- April 21, 2020

Two lone healthcare workers, however, stood their ground in front of a long line of angry Coloradans, refusing to bow down to the protesters. Photojournalist Alyson McClaran told the New York Times that the pair of healthcare employees stood in the street to block protesters that had congregated Colorado capitol for " Operation Gridlock " to challenge Gov. (more...)
Scientists in United Kingdom hope to release Covid-19 vaccine ‘by August’
- April 20, 2020

The Oxford researchers are now recruiting volunteers for Phase 1 human trials. Clinical trials and producing vaccines for millions of Britain's could still take several months more, however. A second expert, Prof Peter Horby, added: "The UK is leading the global fight against the pandemic". A team led by Sarah Gilbert , a professor of vaccinology, has recruited 500 volunteers from the ages of 18 to 55 for the early- and mid-stage randomized controlled trial. (more...)
Canadians will be required to wear non-medical masks on flights Canadians will be required to wear non-medical masks on flights
- April 20, 2020

Travellers will be required to don non-medical masks in airports and airplanes when asked by authorities to do so. All passengers that either depart or arrive at Canadian airports will be asked to show they have a face mask or face covering during the boarding process or they will be turned away. (more...)
More than 30 French studies under way into COVID-19 treatment More than 30 French studies under way into COVID-19 treatment
- April 20, 2020

When attacked by a pathogen, our immune systems produce antibodies and in this therapy, these antibodies from recovered patients are used to treat other sick people. He said the United Kingdom had moved slowly to test the treatment. Another small-scale trial involving London hospitals is in the pipeline, led by Professor Lechler, who is also executive director of King's Health Partners. (more...)
Coronavirus Testing Delayed Due to Contamination in CDC Labs Coronavirus Testing Delayed Due to Contamination in CDC Labs
- April 20, 2020

While President Donald Trump and other members of his administration assert nearly daily that the USA testing capacity is greater than anywhere else in the world, many public health officials and epidemiologists have lamented the lack of consistent, reliable testing across the country that would reflect the true prevalence of the infection and perhaps enable a return to some semblance of normal life. (more...)
Ontario set to reveal revised COVID-19 projections as cases top 10,500 Ontario set to reveal revised COVID-19 projections as cases top 10,500
- April 20, 2020

Meanwhile, 809 people are now hospitalized with the virus in Ontario , while 247 are in ICU and 196 are on a ventilator. So far, a total of 156,097 tests have been completed in the province, 9,643 of which were completed in the previous day. (more...)
Trump Questions Coronavirus Numbers Announced By China, Iran Trump Questions Coronavirus Numbers Announced By China, Iran
- April 20, 2020

The report said the Trump administration was informed with real-time information about COVID-19 and its spread in China since the beginning of the outbreak a year ago from researchers and public health experts working at the WHO. "We were very early in taking some very dramatic steps to protect Ohioans, and I'm going to continue to do that", he said. "I put China on there so you could see how basically unrealistic this could be", Birx said. (more...)
DCGI approves clinical trial of convalescent plasma therapy in Covid-19 patients DCGI approves clinical trial of convalescent plasma therapy in Covid-19 patients
- April 20, 2020

Ascension Saint Thomas is now collecting convalescent plasma from those who have recovered from COVID-19 as part of a treatment trial they hope can combat the coronavirus . Transfusing plasma - the liquid part of blood - from survivors into people now ill with COVID-19 may treat the infection. "We will separate the plasma from the blood of the patient and use it to treat seriously ill patients", Dr Ramesh Barmal, Dean, BYL Nair Hospital, said. (more...)
Sobyanin set the amount of payments to plasma donors recovered coronavirus Sobyanin set the amount of payments to plasma donors recovered coronavirus
- April 20, 2020

Infectious diseases physicians at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed an expanded access program to give blood plasma from COVID-19 survivors to critically ill patients at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Only severely ill Covid patients would be part of the trial. Hensley is also leading a project at Penn that will support testing for health care workers on the front lines using new COVID-19 serology tests, which determine infection and potential immunity to ... (more...)
Covid-19 deaths in Ireland, 421 confirmed cases in Meath Covid-19 deaths in Ireland, 421 confirmed cases in Meath
- April 20, 2020

A statement made on behalf of Carmel Richmond, who is part of the archdiocese of NY health care system "ARCHCARE", called the release of death statistics "a disservice to the thousands of dedicated health care workers who put their lives on the line". (more...)
New York Pushes Stay-At-Home Order Through May 15 New York Pushes Stay-At-Home Order Through May 15
- April 20, 2020

The Governor once again also reiterated the need to get more testing. The continuation of this positive trend depends on our actions. Cuomo said if the states are doing all the work, then they need the funds to help them. Andrew Cuomo warned against reopening the state's economy too quickly, otherwise the progress made in the battle against the CCP virus will be lost. (more...)
Dead From CCP Virus at ‘Overwhelmed’ New Jersey Nursing Home Dead From CCP Virus at ‘Overwhelmed’ New Jersey Nursing Home
- April 19, 2020

The Andover Subacute and Rehabilitation Center I and II received "several citations" from the state department of health after a Friday survey of the facility, state Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said during the state's daily coronavirus press briefing Saturday. (more...)
The WHO warns: No evidence of coronaoverlevere is immune The WHO warns: No evidence of coronaoverlevere is immune
- April 19, 2020

Visit the BGR home page for more stories . It is useful to remind you when we are at the end of our news; According to the updated data, there are now 2 million 214 thousand 861 approved cases worldwide, while 150 thousand 948 casualties have occurred. (more...)
No guarantee a coronavirus vaccine will be developed, says leading world expert
- April 19, 2020

The latest toll doesn't include deaths in care homes and the community. "The university is looking to protect people's health ", she said. In India, over 14,000 people have been infected and 437 have died. We need your continued support to enable us work towards Changing Attitudes towards Disability. Nabarro's message is the second grim warning to come from senior ranks of the World Health Organization in the last three days. (more...)
Arizona Blood Bank Using Plasma Treatment For Coronavirus Patients Arizona Blood Bank Using Plasma Treatment For Coronavirus Patients
- April 19, 2020

Furthermore, the church does not only claim that MMS can help to combat Coronavirus. The chemical product, chlorine dioxide, becomes a powerful bleach when combined with the included activator, officials said. The Grenons were cited in the Justice Department's legal filings for violations of provisions in the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act that prohibit the sale of unapproved drugs and making unsubstantiated claims about their use. (more...)
Ben Asks a Question: Will Ohio schools reopen May 1? Ben Asks a Question: Will Ohio schools reopen May 1?
- April 19, 2020

Guards at Marion and elsewhere are being directed to work 12- and 16-hour shifts to compensate for the staff shortages, said Christopher Mabe, president of the Ohio Civil Service Employees Association. People at work should plan to wear masks, use barriers where appropriate, sanitize surfaces often and wear gloves. This is going to become common in public places. (more...)
Oxford University scientists signal a breakthrough in search for coronavirus vaccine Oxford University scientists signal a breakthrough in search for coronavirus vaccine
- April 19, 2020

While there are some clinical trials taking place in several parts of the globe, the volunteers in the United Kingdom are expected to be given the first dose of a potential COVID-19 vaccine within the next week. Vials used by pharmacists to prepare syringes for a clinical trial of the potential COVID-19 vaccine. AP. As per the researchers at the University of Oxford , they are trying to develop a vaccine for Coronavirus. (more...)
'Scientific breakdown' at CDC lab led to coronavirus testing delays, report says 'Scientific breakdown' at CDC lab led to coronavirus testing delays, report says
- April 19, 2020

The CDC reported on Tuesday that more than 9,000 health care workers in the US tested positive for the coronavirus over a two-month period ending April 9. "CDC did not manufacture its test consistent with its own protocol", Stephanie Caccomo, spokesperson for the FDA, said in Saturday's statement to the paper. (more...)
Ontario coronavirus cases surpass 10K as 485 new cases reported Ontario coronavirus cases surpass 10K as 485 new cases reported
- April 19, 2020

The provincial total now stands at 10,010. The public health unit is reporting a swath of outbreaks across the region - at 13 long-term care homes and 15 community care settings in Newmarket, Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Keswick, Pefferlaw, Richmond Hill, Thornhill, Markham and Vaughan. (more...)

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